QNX Software Systems Ltd. has just rolled out is second generation CAR application platform and associated tooling environment.
The QNX CAR application platform 2.0 supports an exceptionally rich set of pre-integrated technologies, both from QNX Software Systems and from dozens of ecosystem partners.
Earlier versions of this pre-integrated platform – built around a core based on its QNX operating system technology – is now used millions of vehicles which incorporate cutting-edge infotainment systems.
To help mobile developers and automakers work in tandem, QNX also plans to release an HTML5 SDK for the QNX CAR application platform by mid 2013.
HTML5 is the only application environment that works with all of the major mobile platforms. The SDK will provide mobile developers with specialized APIs for accessing automotive devices and hardware. It will also include an emulator that lets mobile developers quickly see how their apps would look and function in an actual car.